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The Clérigos Tower (Torre dos Clérigos) in Porto

The Clérigos Tower (Torre dos Clérigos) is a Baroque-style bell tower located in the city of Porto, Portugal. It is one of the city's most famous landmarks and a popular tourist destination. The tower was built in the 18th century and was designed by the Italian architect Nicolau Nasoni.

The Clérigos Tower stands 75 meters (246 feet) tall and is the tallest baroque tower in Portugal. The tower is part of the Clérigos Church (Igreja dos Clérigos), which is also a Baroque-style building and was also designed by Nasoni. The tower is open to the public and visitors can climb the 240 steps to the top for panoramic views of the city.

Clerigos Tower

The tower's design is considered a masterpiece of Baroque architecture, with its ornate decoration and intricate details. The tower features six levels of ornate galleries and a belfry with six bells. The tower is also illuminated at night, making it visible from many parts of the city.

The Clérigos Tower is considered a symbol of the city of Porto and a must-see destination for visitors. It's also located in the historic center of Porto, a UNESCO World Heritage site, which makes it a great spot for those who want to explore the city's history and culture. The tower also offers a great view of the city, and a panoramic view of the Douro river, which is considered one of the most beautiful rivers in Europe. If you are looking for a safe area to stay, check out our selection of quality apartments in Flowerstreet54, right in the historic center of Porto, or our low-budget apartments OPorto Cheers Gaia in the heart of Gaia. You can easily explore the city and its attractions on foot thanks to our convenient and safe location in Porto or by car in our safe location in Gaia. From the city center to the outskirts, Porto rental apartments offer comfort, convenience, and great locations. Just make sure to book in advance, read the terms and conditions carefully, and enjoy your stay in this charming and beautiful city. #torredosclérigos


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